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Philip Reeves

Philip Reeves

International Correspondent, South America

Philip Reeves is an award-winning international correspondent covering South America. Previously, he served as NPR's correspondent covering Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India.

Reeves has spent two and a half decades working as a journalist overseas, reporting from a wide range of places including the former Soviet Union, the Middle East, and Asia.

He is a member of the NPR team that won highly prestigious Alfred I. duPont–Columbia University and George Foster Peabody awards for coverage of the conflict in Iraq. Reeves has been honored several times by the South Asian Journalists' Association.

Reeves covered South Asia for more than 10 years. He has traveled widely in Pakistan and India, taking NPR listeners on voyages along the Ganges River and the ancient Grand Trunk Road.

Reeves joined NPR in 2004 after 17 years as an international correspondent for the British daily newspaper The Independent. During the early stages of his career, he worked for BBC radio and television after training on the Bath Chronicle newspaper in western Britain.

Over the years, Reeves has covered a wide range of stories, including Boris Yeltsin's erratic presidency, the economic rise of India, the rise and fall of Pakistan's General Pervez Musharraf, and conflicts in Gaza and the West Bank, Chechnya, Iraq, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka.

Reeves holds a degree in English literature from Cambridge University. His family originates from Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Brazil's president is in the hospital with a intestinal obstruction

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Leftist millennial wins Chile's weekend presidential election

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Chileans vote in runoff election for new president

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While Chile prepares for a presidential election, a new constitution is being drafted

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Chile presidency: men from opposite ends of the political scale face run-off election

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Chile's presidential election heads to a runoff on Dec. 19

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Chileans head to polls in polarized presidential election

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A far-right candidate is the front-runner in Chile's presidential election

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Chile's president faces impeachment for what his critics call a conflict of interest

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Where do China, India and Brazil stand on climate pledges?

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Brazil Senate recommends Bolsonaro be charged with crimes against humanity

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Brazil's parliament has released a report on President Bolsonaro's handling of COVID

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Some Haitians who fled to Brazil years ago, want to make the journey to the U.S.

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For many Haitian migrants, reaching the U.S. border took years of travel

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How Brazil's Severe Drought Affects The Entire World's Coffee Supply Chain

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